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03-03-24, 06:08 AM
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Posted By darkmoon

Weekend rec ride Mt. Fuji view point, clouds...

Weekend rec ride
Mt. Fuji view point, clouds hid her today too.
Mmm...

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03-02-24, 11:45 PM
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Posted By RCMoeur

And now - the rest of today's two-wheel tale. ...

And now - the rest of today's two-wheel tale.

In north Mesa and Tempe, the river path runs alongside the Loop 202 freeway, and drops under the Loop 101 freeway at its sprawling interchange....
03-02-24, 07:09 PM
Replies: 391
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Posted By CAT7RDR

You might checkout John and Mira's setup? ...

You might checkout John and Mira's setup?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u70pCU3slOQ
03-02-24, 01:32 PM
Replies: 391
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Posted By calamarichris

Alas, he's too big for the seafoam-colored...

Alas, he's too big for the seafoam-colored dogbike in my picture above.
I saw a picture of a larger, 3-wheeled bike in this forum. Let me go find the link. Stand by.

Avast! Here ye go matey!...
03-02-24, 06:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,184
Posted By velomateo

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Here’s the latest configuration of my Merckx. I found the correct levers to...
02-28-24, 10:36 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 112,196
Posted By etherhuffer

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02-28-24, 04:04 PM
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Views: 823,375
Posted By BTinNYC

Ah, the great outdoors ...

Ah, the great outdoors
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02-28-24, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Barry2

They work just fine for distance and speed. ...

They work just fine for distance and speed.
Especially so if it offers a custom tire diameter and you take the time to calibrate them accurately.

Wired versions have only one battery to maintain....
02-26-24, 04:34 PM
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Posted By ehcoplex

Swapped out the drops on my Pug TH8 tandem for...

Swapped out the drops on my Pug TH8 tandem for upright bars- looking forward to weather warm enough that I can convince the S.O. to stoke to the coffee shop.....
...
02-26-24, 12:57 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 19,332
Posted By calamarichris

The best part of being an old chubster, is not...

The best part of being an old chubster, is not caring if you look stupid.
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The Mondrian is my usual...
02-25-24, 06:59 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 136,229
Posted By rickrob

I don't think I've ever seen a pair of Quads. I...

I don't think I've ever seen a pair of Quads. I still have my Dahlquist DQ-10s , purchased in 1983. I drive them with two Hafler DH-220s, both bridged mono. I think Jon Dahlquist did accomplish the...
02-25-24, 03:29 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

A bit of a break in storms so I've been able to...

A bit of a break in storms so I've been able to get out for the past three days. Today I was back on the Poprad and brought the P&S camera. Lazy 24 miles with lots of stopping to grab pics. ...
02-25-24, 11:53 AM
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Views: 699
Posted By big chainring

Ahh....Alizarin Crimson...beautiful!

Ahh....Alizarin Crimson...beautiful!
02-25-24, 09:40 AM
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Posted By smurfy

Just Back From The Paint Shop

Got it back yesterday. My '88 Schwinn Traveler with new cherry-red powder coat. Shout out to K & G Bicycles of Kettering, OH for offering this service. I will be building it up as a 650B conversion...
02-25-24, 09:25 AM
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Posted By daverup

I've been wrenching on this one for a while now....

I've been wrenching on this one for a while now. 1983 Pro Miyata, most significant non-original items were brake calipers, seat and post. Getting pretty close now, took a short spin in the road today...
02-24-24, 06:18 PM
Replies: 391
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Posted By big john

We all know how you feel about this stuff, you've...

We all know how you feel about this stuff, you've made it abundantly clear on more than one occasion and that's fine. Some people are utility cyclists and some just cruise and enjoy the ride.

My...
02-24-24, 12:31 PM
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Posted By botty kayer

We are starting to get hints of spring here in...

We are starting to get hints of spring here in the UK too. After 2 days of rain and yesterday's hail storms, thankfully we had a dry and sunny day, but it was still a chilly 2c when I left this...
02-23-24, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By _ForceD_

I’ve produced some… ...

I’ve produced some…

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“Stage victory”
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-24, 05:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,463
Posted By tomato coupe

Santa Fe is one of our favorite cities -- we...

Santa Fe is one of our favorite cities -- we visit it several times a year.
02-22-24, 07:40 AM
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Views: 1,154
Posted By easyupbug

Stuart is spot on, there is a section of highway...

Stuart is spot on, there is a section of highway in Wyoming where every year my wife and I on our snowbirding trip swear it looks as though the river next to the highway is flowing uphill.
02-21-24, 07:30 PM
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Posted By terrymorse

Heading up Mt. Hamilton Road today during a break...

Heading up Mt. Hamilton Road today during a break in the rain and wind:

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02-21-24, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Chuck M

I commented once how many years it had been since...

I commented once how many years it had been since I flatted and soon after had a flat within two blocks from home as I was heading out. A similar thing happened when I mentioned I've never broke a...
02-21-24, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5,257
Views: 823,375
Posted By botty kayer

Sorry forgot to add, they both out front of this...

Sorry forgot to add, they both out front of this place.....
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...the...
02-21-24, 12:56 AM
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Posted By rsbob

Finished my ride and put my gear in the front...

Finished my ride and put my gear in the front seat and put my bike on the hitch rack. When I returned to put on my sandals, this is what I found. Obviously the neighbor kitty wanted to crash, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-24, 12:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,463
Posted By rsbob

I rode a Schwinn Varsity from 1970 through the...

I rode a Schwinn Varsity from 1970 through the early 80s and used it as my commuter bike, mostly. During that time, I sold plasma so I could eat, dug ditches by hand for a irrigation company, mucked...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-24, 12:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,463
Posted By Sierra_rider

I'm of the opinion that, below a certain...

I'm of the opinion that, below a certain threshold, money does bring some happiness. When I was dirt poor and didn't even have enough money to buy tires for my $100 used road bike, I was generally...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-24, 10:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,463
Posted By choddo

Yes and she runs one of the biggest fashion...

Yes and she runs one of the biggest fashion houses in the world ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-24, 10:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,463
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

As it is said, "The way to be happy is to make...

As it is said, "The way to be happy is to make others so." For one thing, you are incredibly wealthy compared to historical norms, just because you are an American. I have close Muslim friends from...
02-19-24, 11:40 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 136,229
Posted By 52telecaster

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Heathkit version of Valencias. 8 ohm with refurbished crossovers....
02-18-24, 03:02 PM
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Posted By rydabent

However give all the old guys in Spandex a couple...

However give all the old guys in Spandex a couple of points for being out there, and not laying around on the couch.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-24, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 339,194
Posted By botty kayer

LAJ it's wet and grey all over in the UK in...

LAJ it's wet and grey all over in the UK in February:)
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02-18-24, 08:48 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 136,229
Posted By thinktubes

Quad ESL? As a college student, I lived next to a...

Quad ESL? As a college student, I lived next to a tenured English professor who had a pair of those powered by Acoustic Research tube gear like these. Fantastic sounding setup!
...
02-17-24, 08:57 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 136,229
Posted By thinktubes

Would love to an ST-35 through a pair of those...

Would love to an ST-35 through a pair of those Altecs. I had a chance to buy a mint pair for $500 about 20 years ago. Didn’t quite have the cash/muscle/truck/space to pull the trigger.

i do still...
02-17-24, 06:58 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 136,229
Posted By BTinNYC

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Pioneer, Yamaha, Kenwood & Focal speakers. Mid-fi, but the room is...
02-17-24, 03:17 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 136,229
Posted By obrentharris

Dahlquist speakers! That brings back some fine...

Dahlquist speakers! That brings back some fine old memories. Thanks. I was a Magnepan guy back then.
Brent
02-16-24, 06:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,813
Posted By chain_whipped

And most here biotch about tubulars. Haha

And most here biotch about tubulars. Haha
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-24, 06:31 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,838
Posted By choddo

And for farmers’ protests :( Never had that with...

And for farmers’ protests :( Never had that with steel frames.
02-15-24, 10:50 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 11,190
Posted By elcruxio

Funny you should say that! Because that's...

Funny you should say that!

Because that's exactly what the people studying stradivariuses are doing and there are some really interesting results.

Like for one, strads have a lot of placebo....
02-15-24, 11:35 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 136,229
Posted By Robvolz

I bought my house back in 2000. In the basement...

I bought my house back in 2000. In the basement was a McIntosh 2100 amp. “How steam punk” I thought.

It didn’t work.

when COVID began, bars closed, clients waned and I had time on my hands. I...
02-15-24, 07:21 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 11,190
Posted By Jughed

When I go between my 2300g stock wheelset and my...

When I go between my 2300g stock wheelset and my 1500g CF wheelset - I can feel, in a big way the difference in acceleration and ease of pedaling. The bike is actually transformed into a different...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-24, 11:50 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,838
Posted By Dave Mayer

I totally agree that consumers should make...

I totally agree that consumers should make educated/informed choices about bike purchases. Sure, they should listen to the experts in shops and the 'journalists' in the cycling press. And from...
02-13-24, 10:45 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 136,229
Posted By The Golden Boy

So you've got the Local H disk there... I just...

So you've got the Local H disk there... I just saw that Brian St Clair is filling in/playing with Cheap Trick while Daxx has commitments.
02-13-24, 06:03 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 11,190
Posted By 79pmooney

My prediction: (I have no guess as to how soon,...

My prediction: (I have no guess as to how soon, but ...) the day will come that techies in the bike world develop a narrow (25c or less?) tire that is near as low Crr as the wide tires and a narrow...
02-13-24, 02:43 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 136,229
Posted By thinktubes

Hooked the Naim up to a lab power supply and...

Hooked the Naim up to a lab power supply and created an array of jumpers to get power in and signal out. Swapped out the BNC phono inputs for standard RCA. Doesn’t sound half bad. The Sony power amp...
02-12-24, 01:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,691
Posted By Robvolz

The various bikes

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02-12-24, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5,257
Views: 823,375
Posted By t2p

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02-12-24, 12:07 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 136,229
Posted By 79pmooney

Not a whole lot ot add here. My system is a mix...

Not a whole lot ot add here. My system is a mix of parts from 1970 to around 15 years ago. Sounds so good in my living room I have no incentive to change anything. Front and rear speakers. The 53 yo...
02-11-24, 11:18 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,993
Posted By Rick_D

Neighbors had a GHO perch in their tree, escaping...

Neighbors had a GHO perch in their tree, escaping a flock of harassing crows. It remained until sundown and I managed to get some pics, despite it being quite far off the ground. I don't believe they...
02-11-24, 10:22 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 11,190
Posted By LarrySellerz

It’s probably literally killing us. Sperm counts...

It’s probably literally killing us. Sperm counts are down 50% over the last 50 years, same with testosterone in men. Girls are entering puberty 2 years sooner, and all sorts of hormone-related...
02-11-24, 08:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 935
Posted By botty kayer

Ti Merckx rebuild, possibly the greyest bike in the world

As I'm now in my 5th decade and my knees are starting to creak like a worn bottom bracket, I decided I need a bike with a triple. I've got a new fork and new wheels too so it turned out to be a near...
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